Kristallnacht marked a turning point for the more than half million German Jews.
After nearly every interview is a postscript describing what the interviewee and/or his cause has been up to since the interview first appeared in the pages of The Jewish Press.
Although the manuscripts of the Rebbe’s writings were brought to Israel many years ago, this publication reveals extensive new information on the details surrounding their burial and discovery.
We let the children know that this was our time to recharge, reconnect, play, and perhaps enjoy a little quiet.
Aside from just seeing his name associated with the Koren liturgical works there is a very special person behind the name David Fuchs whose biography will be the subject of this week’s essay.
Here is a text that first and foremost encourages questions and exploration, knowing full well that the Torah does not shy away, and never has, from any challenge that comes its way.
In the preface, Rabbi Menachem Genack writes that halacha, in the Rav’s analysis, transforms eating by means of a new institution, the se’uda.
How many people know the lineage of King Antiochus, known formally as Antiochus IV Epiphanes?
For all of Tisha B'Av I lived the life of a slave in Rome.
Assaf A. Voll has written one of the most comprehensive books on the history of the Palestinian People.
Title: Maimonides: Between Philosophy and Halakhah: Rabbi Joseph B Soloveitchik’s Lectures on the Guide...
The Rav argues that for Rambam, a great deal of man’s striving to understand God is related to trying to understand His deeds and imitating them.
Torah-based sources can be powerful tools for overcoming anxiety.
Weinreb shares with us his personal triumphs and tribulations, and lessons from his many travels across the Jewish world.
Despite not having any religious identity, Mrs. Teitler recalls that she and her younger sister were both beaten up at the trailer parks where they lived for being Jewish.
One of the more forceful and vital chapters is towards the end of the book when Rabbi Bleich discusses vaccinations.
We learn, for example, that his paternal uncle rabbi Shmuel Schneerson awarded his nephew rabbinic ordination;;
Rabbi Lichtenstein’s analysis of the events, especially the dialogues between them, serves as a lesson for our people’s leaders to read, and emulate in the many years to come.
Rabbi Blech projects this example of optimism as a most important component to the liberation of the Exodus.
Yosef, the biblical figure, has been the center of numerous contemporary works detailing his historical and religious importance to our faith, thus making a dramatization of his life at this time of year on the Jewish calendar all the more important.
Now approaching the program’s 67th year, the National Jewish Book Awards celebrate Jewish literary achievement in a wide range of genres and form, honoring writers in 20 different categories each year.
Rabbi Cohen was raised in holiness by the original codifier of some of Rav Kook’s writings when Rav Kook was still alive.
Even the very physicality of the seder participant is given narrative space so as to give the participant the rational for the physical choreography of the seder night’s ‘program’.
Another remarkable fact concerning the Or Hachaim is that he is the only Sephardi commentator in most editions of the Mikra’ot Gedolot, a point that is little recognized today.
Yaakov lives in the year 2025. He and his sister, Rachel, find in the data bank of one of their robots cryptic data sent by a pirate in Djerba, which leads them onto the trail of their second adventure.
Esther is the only Megillah read twice, once in the evening synagogue service of Purim and a second time during the morning services on Purim